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Latest News in Legal Ethics

  • December 01, 2022

    Ousted Pot Co. Atty Keeps Suit Against Atty Couple Alive

    A California judge on Thursday trimmed one fraud claim from attorney Shauneen Militello's suit accusing husband-and-wife lawyers of a scheme to oust her from a lucrative cannabis venture, but preserved several other claims including professional negligence and found sufficient allegations of an attorney-client relationship between Militello and one of the defendants.

  • December 01, 2022

    IP Forecast: Jury To Hear Apple-Ericsson Licensing Battle

    A federal jury in Marshall, Texas, next week will hear long-simmering arguments from Apple that Ericsson isn't licensing its assortment of cellular patents considered essential to 4G and 5G standards at fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory rates.

  • December 01, 2022

    DOL Won't Revive Foreign Worker's Appeal Over Email Mix-Up

    An investment firm that emailed the wrong address when seeking government approval to sponsor a foreign financial analyst lost its appeal after a U.S. Department of Labor board said its situation was different from a 1989 mailing address mix-up it once heard.

  • December 01, 2022

    NJ Law Firm Can't Beat DQ Bid In ShopRite Insurance Suit

    The New Jersey Appellate Division Thursday disqualified Gold Albanese & Barletti LLC from representing a Passaic County liquor store in a suit against its insurer because the firm has already worked with the insurer on other cases for years and has inside knowledge of its legal strategy.

  • December 01, 2022

    Marshall Dennehey Hit With Pregnancy Bias Suit From Atty

    A former Delany Law attorney has launched a discrimination lawsuit in New Jersey state court alleging that her pregnancy was the reason she was not considered for a position at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin when the firms merged this fall.

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